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Eddie Van Halen

1955 - 2020

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Edward Lodewijk Van Halen ( van HAY-lən; Dutch: [ˈɛdʋɑrt ˈloːdəˌʋɛik fɑn ˈɦaːlə(n)]; January 26, 1955 – October 6, 2020) was an American musician and songwriter. He was the main songwriter and guitarist of the American rock band Van Halen, which he co-founded in 1972 with his brother, drummer Alex Van Halen, bassist Mark Stone, and singer David Lee Roth. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eddie Van Halen has received more than 10,773,314 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Eddie Van Halen is the 394th most popular musician (up from 437th in 2019), the 248th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 280th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Dutch Musician.

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  • 11M

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  • 66.50

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 42

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.08

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.40

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Eddie Van Halen ranks 394 out of 2,675Before him are Eric Carr, Joe Perry, Alexis Weissenberg, Johann Gottfried Bernhard Bach, Isao Tomita, and Mischa Maisky. After him are Johnny Winter, Fred Durst, Bud Powell, Géza Anda, Michael Schenker, and Lee Soo-man.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1955, Eddie Van Halen ranks 64Before him are José Antonio Camacho, Béla Tarr, Meles Zenawi, Egils Levits, Safet Sušić, and Jean Tigana. After him are Griffin Dunne, Michael Schenker, Siri Hustvedt, Fernando Meirelles, Hans-Peter Briegel, and Richard Schiff. Among people deceased in 2020, Eddie Van Halen ranks 153Before him are José Bonaparte, Chuck Yeager, Kang Kek Iew, Joachim Yhombi-Opango, Mamadou Tandja, and Shin Kyuk-ho. After him are Wilford Brimley, Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, Christophe, Harry Gregg, Carlo Ubbiali, and Juan Giménez.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Eddie Van Halen ranks 248 out of 1,209Before him are Anthony van Diemen (1593), Dick Bruna (1927), Otto van Veen (1556), John II, Count of Holland (1247), Willem van Hanegem (1944), and Jan Janssen (1940). After him are Geert Wilders (1963), Pieter Jansz. Saenredam (1597), Princess Christina of the Netherlands (1947), Bartholomeus van der Helst (1613), Mart Stam (1899), and Nicolaes Pieterszoon Berchem (1622).

Among MUSICIANS In Netherlands

Among musicians born in Netherlands, Eddie Van Halen ranks 4Before him are André Rieu (1949), Bernard Haitink (1929), and Tiësto (1969). After him are Armin van Buuren (1976), Ton Koopman (1944), Frans Brüggen (1934), Jan Akkerman (1946), Eduard van Beinum (1900), Candy Dulfer (1969), Martin Garrix (1996), and Alex Van Halen (1953).

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